Service-Learning Reflection: Jake Burke

Located just north of Waco, World Hunger Relief, Inc. is an organization and educational farm dedicated to teaching people about sustainable agriculture and how it can be used to help end food insecurity. According to Action Against Hunger, across the globe, one in every nine people don’t have access to safe or nutritious food. WHRIContinue reading “Service-Learning Reflection: Jake Burke”

Service Learning Reflection: Daniel Ozlowski

From June 13th-16th we went out to Waco Texas to the World Hunger Relief Inc. farm to help out with their day-to-day responsibilities. Over the course of the days there, we helped out with a variety of tasks, ranging from helping with a kids camp they were hosting that week to helping out with moreContinue reading “Service Learning Reflection: Daniel Ozlowski”

Service-Learning Reflection: Kara Montgomery

In June 2022, our Bridge Adventure group went to the World Hunger Relief Farm (WHRI) in Waco, Texas and it was there that we got to work alongside the farm’s staff in livestock chores, gardening, and helping with the youth summer camp. Going into this trip my focus was on the work I would beContinue reading “Service-Learning Reflection: Kara Montgomery”

Service-Learning Reflection: Madi Shade

My days spent at World Hunger Relief Inc. are some I will never forget. While most can take this statement lightly, my friends in Bridge Adventure and I can stand by it. From the moment we stepped out of the van, the hot summer air, earthy smell, and laughter filled my senses. We were instantlyContinue reading “Service-Learning Reflection: Madi Shade”

Texas Tech’s Bridge Adventure Program Explores Grand Canyon National Park

Seven students and three faculty members involved with Texas Tech University’s Bridge Adventure Program embarked on a four-day, three-night backpacking excursion in Grand Canyon National Park during spring break, March 16-20.  Bridge Adventure is a new program developed by faculty in the Davis College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources that creates educational opportunities designedContinue reading “Texas Tech’s Bridge Adventure Program Explores Grand Canyon National Park”

Gearing Up for Adventure

Bridge Adventure Program students and faculty gathered October 21 at Mountain Hideaway, a local outdoor shop in Lubbock, Texas, to discuss gear and strategies for adventure preparation. As the program gets set for outdoor experiences, including a fall hike in Palo Duro Canyon State Park and the program’s premiere adventure excursion in Grand Canyon NationalContinue reading “Gearing Up for Adventure”

Bridge Adventure Program Selects Inaugural Cohort

The Bridge Adventure Program at Texas Tech University has selected its inaugural cohort of eight students, representing 15 major and minor fields of study across the university.  Bridge Adventure is a new program developed by faculty in the College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources to create educational opportunities designed to promote diversity and inclusion in agricultural and natural resources fields through transformative learning experiences related to the natural environment. The program was established with a federallyContinue reading “Bridge Adventure Program Selects Inaugural Cohort”

CASNR Researchers Develop Program Designed to Promote Diversity, Inclusion in Agriculture

When Texas Tech University officially achieved Hispanic-Serving Institution status in 2019, one of the main benefits of the designation was the eligibility of federally funded grant support available under Titles III and V of the Higher Education Act of 1965 and the Higher Education Opportunity Act of 2008 designed to enhance educational opportunities for students.Continue reading “CASNR Researchers Develop Program Designed to Promote Diversity, Inclusion in Agriculture”

5 Reasons to Apply to Bridge Adventure

Bridge Adventure is a new program at Texas Tech University in the College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources. Open to all students of all majors at Texas Tech, Bridge Adventure is funded through the USDA-NIFA Hispanic Serving Institutions Education Grants Program. The program aims to strengthen diversity and inclusion through experiential learning in outdoor environments. WhyContinue reading “5 Reasons to Apply to Bridge Adventure”

How to Apply to the Bridge Adventure Program

Applying to the Bridge Adventure program is simple. Visit the “Apply” page and follow the link that will take you to the online application. What does the application process look like? The Bridge Adventure application process is completely online. Once you reach the online application, be sure to answer each question and complete the entireContinue reading “How to Apply to the Bridge Adventure Program”